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Motorcycle Escape magazine's TT experience

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Read magazine sub-editor, Andrew Cherney's account of my TT trip here.  He's the guy dressed in blue sweatshirt giving the "thumbs up" at our little BBQ at Glenlough Farm campsite.

Here's just a small excerpt........

"A chance to ride the world-famous TT circuit is impossible to pass up, and each day, when the races end, it becomes the most popular road in England. Bill Roughton, gregarious owner of Bike Tours UK, a motorcycle tour company whose services I'd relied upon to get here, takes me around for the first time--me aboard a new Triumph Speedmaster and Roughton on a Japanese rocket. As we speed off Bill shouts in his lilting Yorkshire accent, "Watch it - there are nutters out there." Before I can catch my breath we're "breaking the ton." The speedo on my Triumph reads 120 mph and I struggle to keep up with Roughton's slippery Honda. I didn't know the Triumph cruiser could go this fast..............

 

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Went Live : Wed 5th April 2006
Author : Andy Cherney
Web-link : http://www.motorcyclistonline.com/escape/epicrides/123_0444_isle/
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